15th July 2006++++Newsletter # 4 is ready for delivery +++++End of registration, more than 80 teams will play in Hamburg! A special welcome to Rathmines from Ireland - the first ever irish team to particpate at a FIMBA championship! ++++Registration deadline has been extended, Registration will close 16th June 2006. Register now++++15MAY06++++ More about championship rules and regulations: +++ 25APR06 ++++ Newsletter # 3 has been delivered. If  you like to receive this newsletter as well write an Email to: ++++15APR06++++ "Copy Shop", legendary Party Band from Hamburg is going to play live at the Players Night ++++ 16FEB06++++ Newsletter # 2 has been delivered. If  you like to receive this newsletter as well write an Email to: ++++14FEB06++++ Reminder from the Organizing Committee: Don't forget to register in time! FIMBA regulations do not allow  more than three teams from the same nationality to participate in the same age category! FIMBA and the Organizing Committee can decide for exceptions from this rule ++++13FEB06++++ Kandel-Club from Ekaterinenburg, Russia, has registered two men team, Kandel Club 40+ and Kandel Club 55+ ++++09FEB06++++ Derby Exiles, England, and Flying Scots from Aberdeen like to come to Hamburg. For the first time ever teams from Britain will join the MaxiBasketball family. ++++01FEB06++++ Juha Vettanen, FIMBA president Europe, is expected to play with Finland 55+ II. ++++07JAN06++++ More than 20 players met for the first german training session in Halstenbek (close to Hamburg). Hans-Jürgen Duchstein, Chairman of the Organizing Commmittee: "We are very much looking forward to play a fantastic tournament." For more information go to: ++++04JAN06++++ Already more than 60 teams asked for a championship berth. Organizers expect up to 100 teams. Please note that registration is open until 1st of June 2006. ++++02JAN06++++ Location for Players Party: The famous FABRIK in Hamburg-Altona was chosen to host the Players Party of the 4th European Maxibasketball Championship. FABRIK is well known for concerts and parties - the right place for MaxiBasketball party animals. ++++